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Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Experts discuss the importance of identifying autism early and choosing the right therapy for your child to build toward future successes.

December 2015
Empower Kids with Special Needs to Stop Bullies

Empower Kids with Special Needs to Stop Bullies

Teach kids with special needs to advocate for themselves against bullies.

November 2015
4 Mindfulness Exercises for ADHD Kids

4 Mindfulness Exercises for ADHD Kids

4 mindfulness exercises for ADHD kids

June 2015
Special Needs Cheerleading

Special Needs Cheerleading

Special needs cheerleading lets kids with autism, Down syndrome and various physical disabilities be part of a team.

January 2015
Adopted: A Story

Adopted: A Story

How sensory processing disorder impacted one family's special adoption story. Plus, questions to ask yourself before proceeding with a special needs adoption.

November 2014
Stop Coddling!

Stop Coddling!

Ideas to foster autonomy and independence in kids with special needs

May 2014
5 Steps to an Inclusive Playdate

5 Steps to an Inclusive Playdate

How to plan an inclusive playdate, so friends of children with special needs can play safely and successfully

April 2014
Assistive Technology for Autism

Assistive Technology for Autism

Two occupational therapists discuss the pros and caveats of using assistive technology with children on the autism spectrum.

April 2014
Girls on the Autism Spectrum

Girls on the Autism Spectrum

More girls than you realize are diagnosed with high functioning autism. Here's how to spot symptoms of Aspergers and autism spectrum disorders.

April 2014
Area Adaptive Playgrounds

Area Adaptive Playgrounds

8 inclusive playgrounds with adaptive equipment for kids with special needs

April 2014

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Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

What overlap exists between these two diagnoses?

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Experts discuss the importance of identifying autism early and choosing the right therapy for your child to build toward future successes.

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The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

Go Skiing with the Kids

Go Skiing with the Kids

At what age can kids learn to ski? What about lessons? Should you rent or buy their equipment? Local ski experts answer your questions.

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Family Fun Features

Family Guide to Black History Month

Family Guide to Black History Month

A roundup of venues in the Delaware Valley where families can celebrate and learn about influential African Americans throughout history.

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Photo Galleries

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

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Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Secondary Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Mom Matters

Connect with Your Spouse

Connect with Your Spouse

Follow these tips to stay connected with your spouse, even when family and work obligations create distractions.

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Parenting

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

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